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ernest arthur charles hidden[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1913 - 1998  (85 years)


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  • Name ernest arthur charles hidden 
    Born 15 Feb 1913  Pimlico, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Probate Will 1998  [7
    Possessions in W 1975, teldir 1970, elecr 1977 
    Reference Number E271 
    Died 21 Feb 1998  Devizes RGD Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I5141  Hidden | Descendants of John Hidden of Gotherington b bef 1724
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2016 

    Father james hidden,   b. 1885, Upton RGD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1951, Brentford (C) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother edith elizabeth holderness,   b. 24 May 1883, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975, Fulham RGD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1910  Paddington RGD Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F1646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family helen elizabeth nelson,   b. 18 May 1920, Lambeth RGD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 2008, wiltshire RGD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1939  Fulham RGD Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F1644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ernest Arthur Charles (E271): the second son of James and Edith Hidden, born 15 Feb 1913. Joined the Army serving in the Rifle Brigade 1931-52. he served in Malta until 1939 and the in the UK and was posted to Germany in Dec 1945. In 1950 he was seconded to Kenya to assist in re-forming the Kenya Regiment.
      In 1952 he entered the Colonial Service and worked in Uganda as a courier to the Governor (Sir Andrew Cohen). In 1955 he was appointed one of the Protectorates Sports Officers, employed to train men and women in all sports especially athletics. In 1961 he returned to England and was apponted Chief Clerical Officer or Bursar at an Approved School in Surrey, where he remained until his retirement in 1978. During thid period he and his wife were living at 30 Wilcot Close, Bisley, Surrey. After his retirement they moved to Devizes, Wiltshire in 1988.
      In one of his letters Ernest mentioned that "all my life I have been an active athelete, becoming army champion, particularly in the pole vault. Later I trained others in jumping events" and one of his Ugandan Proteges, Etolu, won the high jump at the Commonwealth Games in Canada in 1956. He died in 1998.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16417] Book Hiddens of Hungerford Vol 3, Recno:13881.
      [Recno:13881 ]
      Ernest Arthur Charles (E271): the second son of James and Edith Hidden, born 15 Feb 1913. Joined the Army serving in the Rifle Brigade 1931-52. he served in Malta until 1939 and the in the UK and was posted to Germany in Dec 1945. In 1950 he was seconded to Kenya to assist in re-forming the Kenya Regiment.
      In 1952 he entered the Colonial Service and worked in Uganda as a courier to the Governor (Sir Andrew Cohen). In 1955 he was appointed one of the Protectorates Sports Officers, employed to train men and women in all sports especially athletics. In 1961 he returned to England and was apponted Chief Clerical Officer or Bursar at an Approved School in Surrey, where he remained until his retirement in 1978. During thid period he and his wife were living at 30 Wilcot Close, Bisley, Surrey. After his retirement they moved to Devizes, Wiltshire in 1988.
      In one of his letters Ernest mentioned that "aal my life I have been an active athelete, becoming army champion, particularly in the pole vault. Later I trained others in jumping events" and one of his Ugandan Proteges, Etolu, won the high jump at the Commonwealth Games in Canada in 1956.

    2. [S15726] electoral roll, Recno:12392.
      [Recno:12392 Yr: 1997 ]
      Hidden Ernest A
      Hidden Helen E
      64, Brickley Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire SN10 3BN

    3. [S16454] Tel Directory UK, Recno:5614 (Reliability: 3).
      [Recno:5614 Yr: 1970 Ref:283 ]
      hidden e a c 30 wilcot close, bisley (Brookwood)

    4. [S15813] Probate Abstract probate registry, Recno:12796 (Reliability: 3).
      [Recno:12796 Edesc:will Date: 7 Jul 1975 ]
      Will of edith elizabeth hidden of 113 Rylston Rd, Fulham, London SW 6, widow. Executor and trustee my son ernest arthur charles hidden.To my grandson anthony brian hidden all my shares in J.Lyons and Co. The remainder of my estate to my trustee for the use of my son ernest arthur charles hidden and my grandson anthony brian hidden in equal shares. dated 23 Mar 1971. Signed edith e hidden. Wit: sybil m waldock, 25 Allenswood, Albert Drive, SW19, secretary; jane stuart, 286 King Street, London W6, secretary.
      Probate: in the Principal registry to arthur charles hidden of 30 Wilcot Close, Bisley, surrey the sole executor named on 7 Jul 1975. Gross 6274. Net 6107
      Testatrix died on 7 Mar 1975

    5. .
      Born 15 Feb 1913 at 85 Westmorland Street, Pimlico, London (info from E271 himself)

    6. [S15554] RG Index of Births, Recno:8238 (Reliability: 3).
      [Recno:8238 Yr: 1913 Qtr:1 Dist:st geo hs Ref:1a/777 ]
      ernest a c hidden holderness st geo hs

    7. [S15813] Probate Abstract probate registry, Recno:15004.
      [Recno:15004 Yr: 1998 ]
      Ernest Arthur Charles Hidden dod 21/02/1998 Pinewood, 64 Brickley Lane, Devizes, Wilts - Probate

    8. [S16401] BMD on-line, Ancestry etc, Recno:14155.
      [Recno:14155 Yr: 1998 Qtr:1 Dist:Devizes ]
      Name: HIDDEN, Ernest Arthur C
      Registration District: Devizes
      County: Wiltshire
      Year of Registration: 1998
      Month of Registration: February
      Date of Birth: 15 February 1913
      District No: 7891
      Reg No: 31C
      Ent No: 282
      DOR: 0298

    9. .
      exact dod from probate index

    10. [S15555] RG Index of Marriages, Recno:5588 (Reliability: 3).
      [Recno:5588 Yr: 1910 Qtr:4 Dist:paddington Ref:1a/193 ]
      james hidden paddington [& edith e holderness]

    11. [S15555] RG Index of Marriages, Recno:8660 (Reliability: 3).
      [Recno:8660 Yr: 1939 Qtr:3 Dist:fulham Ref:1a/1336 ]
      ernest a c hidden & helen e nelson